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List of B Mesons
... I) Spin and parity (JP) Rest mass (MeV/c2) S C B' Mean lifetime (s) Commonly decays to B meson B+ B− ub +1 1⁄2 0− 5,279.15±0.31 0 ... +1 1.638±0 ...
Strontium-90 - Radioactivity
90Sr undergoes β− decay with a half-life of 28.79 years and a decay energy of 0.546 MeV distributed to an electron, an anti-neutrino, and the yttrium isotope 90Y, which in turn undergoes ... is almost a perfectly pure beta source the gamma photon emission from the decay of 90Y is so infrequent that it can normally be ignored ...
Alpha-particle - Sources of Alpha Particles - Alpha Decay
... The most well-known source of alpha particles is alpha decay of heavier (> 106 u atomic weight) atoms ... When an atom emits an alpha particle in alpha decay, the atom's mass number decreases by four due to the loss of the four nucleons in the alpha particle ... thorium, or radium becomes radon gas, due to alpha decay ...

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